The (almost) Daily

  • It’s all in the wrist

    I was terrified of leaving Los Angeles last week. Was I going to be able to create out of the comfort zone that I’ve made? My morning coffee, the ...
  • Going to purple, failure as a new beginning

      I call it ‘going to purple.’ That moment of frustration when I look at a canvas, hate everything I see, and fuck it all up. Sometimes I use a b...
  • Transitions and failure

    It was bound to happen, as it happended in the past. A night where everything seems to come to a screaming halt and I smash my face into a crea...
  • The art and fun of wasting paint

    There’s a point to wasting paint. There’s also a lot of fun in wasting paint. Lots. As strapped as I am for money at this point in my art life I r...
  • The rubber band snaps

    You ever stretch a rubber band too far and suddenly it snaps? That surprise at the ends as they painfully flick the skin dispersing all their ener...
  • No distractions

    I’m still focused on drawing...intensely so. At this point I can’t even remember what it was like to paint, sculpt, whatnot, or what were the mo...
  • The grind continues

      It seems that my design/art brain has shut off for the moment. In a way it’s super scary not to be able to access the ideas and flow that I wa...
  • Grinding it out

      The last couple weeks has been a flurry of sketching, I think on the order of close to 300 pages...seriously. A lot of them are just rough scri...
  • Failure should be a thing

    Why do we focus so much on what went wrong instead of looking at what went right? Failure is going to happen no matter how hard we try to be perf...
  • What it means to me is all that matters

    Last week I did a series of paintings. Seven, to be exact. It was me, the colors, and some canvases. I was in a strange place and decided to have...
  • Breaking down some boundaries

    Art and design, what’s the difference? How do they, can they, or are they already always overlapping? For a while now I’ve been scratching my h...
  • The Process

    Sometimes it’s a hard to see progress in my artists journey. I put in all the work, yet, it feels like nothing’s changed. Does one stick figure re...